Spill the Beans: The greenhouse is a dangerous place

So I was just going to “pop” in to the other greenhouse, that’s sort of on my way home from work. And this is how it goes. There’s something about all of those lovely green plants and cases full of seeds that I just can’t resist. All of that growing potential to feed SO. MANY. PEOPLE. Read More

Spill the Beans: Let the harvest begin

Tiny, greenish-yellow bulbs appeared in two places in the garden. And sure enough, about a month later, instead of one rhubarb plant, just where I planted it, I had two rhubarb plants growing rogue in the garden. And you will soon learn that I am all about the rogue plants, tenacious enough to survive the winter and come up in the spring; be it tender perennial herbs that have no business coming back, lettuce and tomatoes that have self-seeded the previous fall or rhubarb plants that get tilled into the ground and redistributed by some well-meaning farmer. Read More